Dear Mr God: About My Heart My heart feels a bit empty sometimes. I can feel disappointed with myself. Life feels difficult and I seem to make other people’s lives difficult too. I am worried sometimes that I am not good enough and although I try my best I am scared that what I do … Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder – The Prayer of The Highly Sensitive Child
I have spent my whole life wondering why I have this tension in my body, I can't always think straight and I feel sort of insecure a lot of the time. I have really worked my socks off to get to the bottom of this and I thought after 12 years of very intense therapy … Continue reading Sensory Processing – To Hide or to Be My Insecure Self in the World? – That is the Question!
Today I suddenly realised why when we go out as a family I can get quite cross because no-one else is excited like me by simply being out. We drive along and I see the fields, the sheep, the hills, the sky . . . and I am excited! I start to chatter about … Continue reading Sensory Processing – Integrating your Senses through the Right Side of Your Brain
Definition of Not Neuro-Typical: Individuals whose neurological pathology renders their sensory functioning, social skills and cognitive skills not typical. Go on - Celebrate Your Difference!
Today I needed to book an appointment for my son to see a dietician. When I realised that I had to go to floor 10 - the top floor of our local hospital - I broke down into tears. Last time I had to go to the top floor of the hospital I used the … Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder – There may be no diagnosis but it is Real!
Feeling insecure for a reason that feels outside of your control doesn't always equal fear Feeling easily stressed or overloaded by small things doesn't always equal anger Feeling helpless and unable to change something doesn't always equal guilt. But it can appear as this to those that are close to us. Maybe they pick up … Continue reading Highly Sensitives – Time to Let Ourselves Off the Hook!
I usually sleep with the curtains a little open and the glow of a pink night light in the corner of our room. Lately though, I have been feeling that this might not be right for me. The light feels too intense. I don't like to be in total darkness so I have been hanging … Continue reading Highly Sensitives, Are We Frightened of Our Own Intensity?